Hackberry (Celtis occidentalis)

$13.50

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Sold individually / Min. 10 inch height / $13.50 per plant / Individual pot size 7” x 6”


Please, don’t delay ordering – first come first serve!

The hackberry grows to a height of 40–60′ and a spread of 40–60′ at maturity. This tree grows at a medium to fast rate, with height increases of anywhere from 13″ to more than 24″ per year. Full sun is the ideal condition for this tree, meaning it should get at least six hours of direct, unfiltered sunlight each day. The hackberry grows well in acidic, alkaline, loamy, moist, rich, sandy, well-drained, wet and clay soils. It has some tolerance for both flooding and drought. Produces small, dark red drupes about 1/3″ in diameter that turn dark purple as they mature in mid-autumn. These berry-like fruit persist into the winter. This tree develops a broad crown with arching branches. The characteristic corky ridges and warts on trunk and branches. Tolerates strong winds, pollution, heat, drought and salt. Grows in a rounded, vase-like shape.  Has a growth pattern that is similar to the elm–without the predisposition to disease.

By placing an order, you understand that there is no guarantee on survivability on any plants sold. There are no refunds or exchanges – if it is determined that you got a damaged plant you will be provided with a replacement, species dependent on stock availability. Orders will be fulfilled with stock that is conservation grade for the conservation natured purpose of this low-cost seedling program.

Once orders are picked up please make any claims of damaged or unhealthy plants within 24 hours after pickup, photos are encouraged.

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Description

The Hackberry grows to a height of 40–60′ and a spread of 40–60′ at maturity. This tree grows at a medium to fast rate, with height increases of anywhere from 13″ to more than 24″ per year. Full sun is the ideal condition for this tree, meaning it should get at least six hours of direct, unfiltered sunlight each day. The Hackberry grows well in acidic, alkaline, loamy, moist, rich, sandy, well-drained, wet and clay soils. It has some tolerance for both flooding and drought. Produces small, dark red drupes about 1/3″ in diameter that turn dark purple as they mature in mid-autumn. These berry-like fruit persist into the winter. This tree develops a broad crown with arching branches. The characteristic corky ridges and warts on trunk and branches. Tolerates strong winds, pollution, heat, drought and salt. Grows in a rounded, vase-like shape.  Has a growth pattern that is similar to the elm–without the predisposition to disease.

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